Christopher Kush, MPP, CEO / Author
As CEO of Soapbox Consulting in Washington, DC, Christopher Kush has trained thousands of federal, state, and local advocates to effectively advocate for their issues. He is the author of three books, The One-Hour Activist (Jossey-Bass, 2004), Grassroots Games, a collection of interactive training exercises (ASAE, 2001), and Cybercitizen (St. Martin's Press, 2000). He has been on National Public Radio, in U.S. News and World Report, in the Los Angeles Times, and on the Sirius Satellite Radio Network.
Christopher's Training and Speaking Topics
- "Interactive Advocacy Training" - (1.5 hours / half-day)
- "Interactive Capitol Hill Preparation" (with Lobby Day contracts)
- "Grassroots Games" (regional trainings for intermediate to advanced advocates) (1.5 hours / half-day)
- "Train-the-Trainer" (for regional coordinators and state-level grassroots organizers)
- "Legislative Recess Training" (with Grassroots Motivation Programs)
Customized programs available.
Angela Taylor, Senior Director of Business Development
For more than a decade, Angela Taylor has helped cultivate effective grassroots events and campaigns for a wide range of Soapbox Consulting clients. Prior to her work with Soapbox, Ms. Taylor created and produced educations seminars, news media events and student-run film shoots as the Director of Special Projects at the Hollywood Film Institute. In addition, she has produced Telly-award-winning public service announcements, research videos and fund-raising videos.
Kevin Schultze, Director of Advocacy Events and News Media Training
Washington native Kevin Schultze joined Soapbox Consulting after 15 years in television news covering political and policy developments in and around the nation's capital. While at WJLA in Washington, he received three Emmy nominations for his work, including his coverage of the Pentagon on 9/11. He also earned a first place Dateline Award for features from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Kevin's Training and Speaking Topics
"Interactive News Media Training" (1.5 hours / half-day)
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